Blind-Baking a Pie Crust
- Prick crust all over with a fork
- Freeze pan until solid, about 20 minutes
- Lightly coat aluminum foil with butter or nonstick spray and press tightly to crust
- Bake 20 minutes at 400°F
- Carefully remove foil. Patch with dough scraps, if necessary
- Bake 10–12 minutes until light to deep gold
Stolen from Smitten Kitchen's method in her interpretation of the Triple Coconut Cream Pie.